RULES & REGULATIONS
General Rules & Regulations
- A student must carry this almanac to the school everyday. It must have his/her photograph and identity information complete and signed by parents.
- Students who come to school in their own transport should arrive at school before the bell rings. No student is allowed to come late or commute via scooter, motorcycle, car or any other self – driven vehicle.
- Students should be neatly dressed. The school uniform is to be worn on every working day. Students who are sloppily dressed or not in proper uniform will be dealt with strictly.
- Non-Sikh Boys should get their hair cut at regular intervals. Further, fashionable hair cut is strictly not allowed.
- Sikh boys must use bottle Green Patka.
- Girls should plait their hair if it is below the shoulders. Short hair should be neatly cut and pinned.
- Students are expected to respect the property of the school and others. No student should damage any school furniture, write or draw anything on walls, furniture or in any way damage things belongings to school or others. Damage done even by accident should be reported at once to the class teacher or to the Principal. Any damage done will be made good by the one who causes it.
- Students are strictly not allowed to enter the school with valuable articles like expensive watches or cell phones, pagers, transistors, cameras, etc. As such the school will not be responsible for the loss of these goods.
- Students are not allowed to wear any jewellery in the school (No chains, rings, bangles, bracelets).Girls may wear only one pair of small ear rings or studs only.
- Students who come to school in the care of servants should never leave before the servant arrives. In case of delay, they should report to the school office. Those who go home alone should be prompt in returning straight home.
- Students should be polite wherever they go. They should greet their teachers when they meet them. Bullying and use of foul language are punishable offences.
- The school reserves the right to suspend or to take strict disciplinary action against a student whose diligence or progress in studies is constantly unsatisfactory or whose conduct is harmful to other students.
- Parents and Guardians cannot visit their wards or teachers in the classrooms without the permission of the Principal.
- As far as possible, once a child has come to school, he/she should not be asked to come home after half day or leave from any period.
- Students must not miss or bunk any teaching / games / library / activity period. A notice will be issued to be them as a disciplinary measure if they do so.
- DPS Jammu provides education from Pre-nursery to Class XII. Therefore it is expected that the juniors be treated with love and affection, while juniors show all respect to their seniors.
- No student should indulge in any of the following indiscipline practices namely.
♦ Spitting in or near the school building.
♦ Disfiguring or otherwise damaging any school property.
♦ Any form of gambling.
♦ Rowdyism and rude behavior.
♦ Use of violence in any form.
♦ Casteism, communalism or practice of untouchability.
- The observance of rules of discipline of the school and good behavior is an essential condition to a student's continuance in the school. In case a student violates the school rules or indulges in any form of indiscipline, strict action like expulsion/ suspension / restriction shall be taken against the student.
- The warning bell before the classes or assembly is a sign for all to go in the assembly or to their respective class rooms This should be done promptly and in silence. As soon as they are in their classes they should get ready with their books and notebooks for the first period.
- No shouting or whistling is allowed in or around the school building. Standing outside the class in groups/ running in corridors is strictly prohibited.
- Photograph of students must be in school uniform ( with school logo) for all purpose.
Rules Regarding Admission
- Admission is open to all caste, creed and community without distinction provided children are deemed capable of drawing benefits from the kind of education imparted.
- Those applying for admission are, as a rule, to appear for admission tests in the main subjects. They are tested according to terminal level of the class below the one for which they seek admission.
- A Pupil who has attended a recognized school must submit a transfer certificate from the school. In the case of students from unrecognized private school or those who have not attended school, official Birth Certificate from such as the Municipal Corporation or Panchayat, in support of the date of birth must be Submitted. Affidavits are not accepted as a valid document excepting for clerical error, claims for change of date of birth are not entertained.
- All documents submitted at the time of admission become the property of the school and cannot be returned.
- In the event of any clerical error regarding date of birth in the report card, certificate issued must be brought to the notice of the office immediately for rectification.
- Names of the pupils, who remain absent without leave, for five consecutive days, will be struck off the roll. On their return to school, if accepted, readmission may be granted with proper approval of the Principal along with payment of a fresh admission fee.
Recommendations to Parents / Guardians
- Check the haircut, uniform and punctuality of your ward in the morning everyday.
- It is always advisable to write to school about the problems of your ward or for seeking guidance. Your letters will be replied to after discussion with concerned teachers. In case of parents wanting discussion with more than one teacher, a , meeting will be arranged with the concerned teachers.
- Check your ward's almanac daily. Do sign the remarks if any and take necessary action.
- See that your wards carries books/exercise books according to the Time Table for that day. No extra books are allowed.
- See that he/she is prepared for the Monday tests and brings answer sheets to school on Monday. Also see his/her report card and teachers remarks in his class work/ home work / exercise books and almanac.
- Encourage your ward to take a balanced interest in studies, co-curricular activities and sports.
- Restrict daily pocket money to Rs 10/- to 20/- per day. Excessive Spending should be discouraged.
- Plan further education for your wards beyond the school in good time so that they may be eligible to compete for the maximum number for institutions of higher education.
- Children should not bring crackers, colors, transistors, mobile phones etc to the school. Bursting of crackers and playing with colors is liable to lead to expulsion of a student from the school.
- Your ward should be instructed to be careful about his/her things. There should be a name tag on blazers and sweaters. Expensive articles like transistors, calculators, mobile phones, cameras etc. should not be brought to school. They are also not allowed to wear jewellery in school. In case of violation of this rule the article will be confiscated. As such the school bears no responsibility for articles lost in school. In case of a loss, a letter giving details of the loss may be sent to the class teacher.
- If your ward is absent from the school he/she must make up at the work missed by him/her immediately after return or joining the school.
- If your ward is required to leave the school campus during school hours guardian should obtain a gate pass from the principal. This must be presented to the class teacher at the time of leaving.
- Parents should forward / submit leave application in advance or on the day of absence to avoid inconvience.
- Students who have been sick should bring a medical certificate from their doctor on joining school. A copy of the same is to be submitted and signed in the school clinic for follow up.
- Parents should fill up the record of non-attendance for each day the student is absent from school, stating the reasons for absence.
- Students who require medical attention during school hours, maybe sent by the teacher to the school clinic with a slip.
- No one who has been absent on the previous day will be admitted to the class without a letter from the parent addressed to the principal stating the genuine reasons for the absence.
- Leave for going out of station should be approved by the Principal prior to proceeding on leave. In case of emergency-Parents to inform the school over telephone and must report to the principal on return / joining the school.
- A student returning to school after suffering from an infectious or contagious disease should produce a medical fitness certificate given by a qualified MBBS doctor permitting the child to do so. Students suffering from the following diseases must observe the prescribed period of quarantine before returning to class:
♦ Chicken Pox - Till complete falling of the scabs.
♦ Cholera - Till the child is completely well.
♦ Measles - Two weeks after the rash disappears.
♦ Mumps - Until the swelling has gone about one month.
♦ Jaundice - Six weeks after recovery.
- Repeated absence without leave or unexplained absence for more than five consecutive days renders the student liable to have his name struck off the rolls. Re-admission may be granted with proper approval of the principal along with payment of a fresh admission fee.
- It is compulsory for all the students to complete 80% of the attendance in the academic session to make them eligible to sit for final examination. The percentage, however, could be relaxed on medical grounds. Students who do not take their I terminal and II terminal examinations due to illness or some unforeseen mishap will be eligible for any proficiency award at the discretion of the principal.
Late Arrival in School
- The School gate will close in winters at 8:20 am & in summers at 7:40 a.m. sharp.
- All late arrivals, if they arrive after the school gate has been closed , will be sent back home.
- The timings for Classes Pre- Nursery –I will be 8:45am to 1:30 pm for the whole academic session.
Rules Regarding Withdrawal
- One calendar month's notice will have to be given for the withdrawal of the child from the school. However, full installment of fees will be charged.
- All dues to be cleared and books and other school property and items to be returned before the child is withdrawn and transfer certificate obtained.
- Pupil who fails in a class for two consecutive years will not be allowed to continue in the school.
- The management reserves to itself the right to dismiss any student.
- Students whose academic performance is not appropriate or poor in spite of the efforts by the school, and/or whenever disciplinary profile is not satisfactory will not be admitted to the senior secondary section of the school after the secondary school examination.